Executive Board
David-Handel

Auburn University
Class of 1991
Member since 2017
Currently practicing at Kentlands Veterinary Hospital.

David L. Handel, DVM, CVA, CCRP

President
Matthew-Keats

VMCVM
Class of 1999
Member since 2008
Currently practicing at the Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialist (Columbia location).

Matthew Keats, DVM, DACVS - SA

President–Elect
Elizabeth-Hepner

Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 2016
Member since 2016
Currently works at Warm & Fuzzy Veterinary Center.

Elizabeth Hepner, DVM, MPH

Vice President
Elizabeth-Cottrell

University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 2008
Member since 2009
Currently at the FDA, Center for Veterinary Medicine.

Elizabeth Cottrell, DVM*

Secretary/Treasurer
Shadawn-Salmond-Jimenez

Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 2006
Member since 2015
Currently is a Veterinary Sonographer for Mobile Imaging Veterinary Ultrasound.

Shadawn Salmond-Jimenez, DVM

Immediate Past President
Andrew-OCarroll

Virginia-Maryland CVM
Class of 2008
Member since 2008
Currently at the Food and Drug Administration.

Andrew O’Carroll, DVM*

AVMA Delegate
Jenny-Krueger

Virgina Maryland CVM
Class of 2008
Member since 2010
Currently practicing at Olney Sandy Spring Veterinary Hospital.

Jennifer Krueger, DVM

AVMA Alternate Delegate
Directors At Large
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Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 1998
Currently at Hickory Veterinary Hospital as an Owner & Veterinarian.

Robert D. Silcox, DVM

Director At Large
Richard-Streett1

VMCVM
Class of 2000
Member since 2001
Currently practicing at Churchville, Greenbrier, & Swan Creek Veterinary Clinics.

Richard (Rich) Streett, III, DVM

Director At Large
Regional Delegates
Carolyn-Cornett

UC Davis
Class of 1992
Member since 2009
Currently owns and operates Keysville Mobile Veterinary Services, LLC.

Carolyn Cornett, DVM

Region 1 Delegate
Carvel-Tiekert

VMCVM
Class of 2000
Member since 1996
Currently at Churchville, Greenbrier, and Swan Creek Veterinary Clinics.

Carvel G. Tiekert, DVM

Region 2 Delegate
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John V. Moffa, DVM

Region 2 Delegate
Ashley-Nichols

Ross University SVM
Class of 2015
Member Since 2016
Currently practices at Banfield Pet Hospital 1076

Ashley Nichols, DVM

Region 3 Delegate
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Disha Pant, DVM, BVSc, MS, PhD

Region 3 Delegate
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Megan Noyes, DVM

Region 4 Delegate
Marianne-Bailey

Auburn University
Class of 2010
Member since 2010
Currently lives works at Queenstown Veterinary Hospital.

Marianne O'Malley, DVM

Region 5 Delegate
Practice Representatives
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Tanya Tag, DVM, DACVECC

Board Certified Practice Specialist
James-Casey

Tuskegee University
Class of 1988
Currently works in Laurel, MD.

James Casey, DVM, MS

Equine Practice
Matthew-Weeman

The Ohio State University
Class of 2013
Member since 2016
Owner of Bayside Bovine Veterinary Services Centreville, MD.

Matthew Weeman, DVM, MS

Food Animal Practice
Laura-Hungerford

Michigan State
Class of 1980
Member since 2001
Professor and Head, Department of Population Health Sciences and Interim Director, VT MPH Program Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

Laura Hungerford, MPH, PhD, CPH

Government / Corporate / Academic Practice
Nathanial-Tablante1

University of the Philippines College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 1976
Member since 2015
Currently at VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine.

Nathaniel L. Tablante, DVM, MPVM, MS, DACPV

Poultry-Avian Practice
Santiago-Jimenez-Gonzalez

National University of Colombia
Class of 2003
Member since 2018
Currently practicing at Norbeck Animal Clinic and Montgomery Animal Hospital.

Santiago Jimenez Gonzalez, MV, PhD

Small Animal Practice
Committee Chairpersons
Matthew-Keats

VMCVM
Class of 1999
Member since 2008
Currently practicing at the Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical Specialist (Columbia location).

Matthew Keats, DVM, DACVS - SA

Budget (NV)
Rebecca-Owens

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 1995
Membership since 1995
Currently employed with Banfield, Greenbelt, MD as Chief of Staff.

Rebecca Owens, DVM

Continuing Education - Co-Chair (NV)
Ashley-Nichols

Ross University SVM
Class of 2015
Member Since 2016
Currently practices at Banfield Pet Hospital 1076

Ashley Nichols, DVM

Continuing Education - Co-Chair (NV)
Matthew-Weeman

The Ohio State University
Class of 2013
Member since 2016
Owner of Bayside Bovine Veterinary Services Centreville, MD.

Matthew Weeman, DVM, MS

Legislative, Nominations and Awards (NV)
Elizabeth-Hepner

Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 2016
Member since 2016
Currently works at IndeVets.

Elizabeth Hepner, DVM, MPH

Membership (NV)
Chelsea-Casna

Virginia-Maryland CVM
Class of 2017
Member since 2017
Currently practicing at Pet+ER.

Chelsea Casna, DVM

Public Relations (NV)
Kelly-Underwood

Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 2015
Member since 2015
Currently works for the FDA.

Kelly Underwood, DVM*

College Committee (NV)
Richard-Streett1

VMCVM
Class of 2000
Member since 2001
Currently practicing at Churchville, Greenbrier, & Swan Creek Veterinary Clinics.

Richard (Rich) Streett, III, DVM

PAC (NV)
Honorary Board Representatives
Michael-Bailey

Tuskegee University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 1982
Member since 2001
Currently is the AVMA Rep District II and IDEXX Assistant Medical Director.

Michael Bailey, DVM, DACVR

AVMA District II Representative (NV)
Michael-Odian

Atlantic Veterinary College
Class of 1995
Dr. Odian is the Chief State Veterinarian, Maryland Department of Agriculture Animal Health Section.

Michael Odian, DVM

Maryland State Veterinarian (NV)
Carol-Schwartz

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 1993
Member since 1994
Director-CCBC's Veterinary Technology Program/Veterinarian (SA, LA)

Carol Schwartz, VMD

Technicians Representative (NV)
Elizabeth-Callahan

Virginia – Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Class of 1985
Member since 2001
Currently practicing at Veterinary Medical Center in Easton, MD.

Elizabeth Callahan, DVM, DACT, DABVP, MS

State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners – Board Member (NV)
Vanessa-Orlando

Florida State University
BA American Studies

Vanessa Orlando

State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners – Executive Director (NV)
Staff
Marisa-Francis

University of Maryland, College Park
BA Communications

Marisa Francis

Executive Director
Christine-Gacono

Penn State University
Class of 1993

Christine Gocono, CMP

Director of Education & Events
Ashley-Jones

Shippensburg University
BS Biology

Ashley Jones

Administrative Assistant/Member Services
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Moira Moynihan

Lobbying and Advocacy Consultant

* Serving in a personal capacity.

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